Books of My Childhood

Of Particular Nostalgia

  1. The Fairy Rebel by Lynne Reid Banks
  2. Black Trillium saga by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  3. Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey
  4. Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern by Anne McCaffrey
  5. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’ Brien
  6. The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander
  7. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  8. A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L’Engle
  9. The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Read Banks
  10. Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey
  11. Which Witch by Eva Ibbotson
  12. The Redwall series by Brian Jacques
  13. The Song of the Lionness series by Tamora Pierce
  14. The Magic of Xanth series by Piers Anderson
  15. The Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer
  16. Fear the Year 2099 series by John Peel
  17. The Owlstone Crown by X.J. Kennedy Continue reading

Favorite Books


  • The Once and Future King by T.H. White
  • The Magicians by Lev Grossman
  • The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
  • The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
  • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  • An Old Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott
  • Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  • The Crystal Shard by R.A. Salvatore
  • Magical Thinking: True Stories by Augusten Burroughs
  • Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
  • Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
  • Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
  • Kew Gardens by Virginia Woolf
  • The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
  • The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
  • Jeeves and Wooster stories by P.G. Wodehouse Continue reading

To Be Read

  1. Alfred and Guinevere by James Schuyler
  2. The Young Visitor by Daisy Ashford
  3. Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
  4. The Country Girls by Edna O’ Brien
  5. Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell
  6. Watership Down: A Novel by Richard Adams
  7. Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life by Kathleen Dalton
  8. The Rag and Bone Shop by Robert Cormier
  9. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  10. Beyond Varallan by S.L. Viehl
  11. The Physiology of Taste by Jeane Anthelme Brillat-Savarin  Continue reading

Books Read

Books of 2014

  1. January 2, 2014 = An Abundance of Katherines by John Green (meh… not as good as The Fault in Our Stars, the characters seemed more like types than real people)
  2. How Will You Measure Your Life by Clayton Christensen
  3. The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christensen
  4. The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
  5. A Matter of Days by Kizer
  6. The Unwanted Child by VC Andrew
  7. Legend by Marie Lu
  8. Over You by McLaughlin Kraus
  9. This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
  10. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  11. The Power of Habit by Charles
  12. The Shameless Carnivore by
  13. Beauty Equation by Nigel Barker
  14. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  15. SuperFreakonomics
  16. The Men in Grey by Michael Ende
  17. The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey
  18. Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
  19. The Distance Between Us
  20. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  21. Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski – to be read

Books of 2013

  1. January 2, 2013 – High Rhulain by Brian Jacques
  2. January 3, 2013 – Damned by Chuck Palahniuk
  3. January 5, 2013 – The Last Guardian by Eoin Colfer
  4. January 9, 2013 – The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  5. March 29, 2013 = The Emperor’s Edge by Lindsay Buroker
  6. March 31, 2013 = Blood and Betrayal (The Emperor’s Edge Book 5) by Lindsay Buroker
  7. April 3, 2013 = Beneath the Surface (The Emperor’s Edge novella) by Lindsay Buroker
  8. April 14, 2013 = Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  9. May 20, 2013 = The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith
  10. May 21, 2013 = 7th Sigma by Steven Gould Continue reading